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SKYY
Infusions Agave Lime Flavored Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 35%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$14
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SKYY
Infusions Agave Lime Flavored Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 35%
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of lime, lemon, and sea salt with a round, crisp, dryish medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length finish that presents overtones of lemon and lime, lime zest, and candied herbs. A pleasingly sweet citrus aroma and flavor for sipping, shooting, or cocktailing.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: lime, lemon, and sea salt
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with overtones of lemon and lime, lime zest, and candied herbs
Smoothness Smoothness: Tingling
Enjoy Enjoy: on the rocks, in cocktails and shots
Cocktail Cocktails: Vodka Soda, Collins, Vodka Tonic
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A pleasingly sweet citrus aroma and flavor for sipping, shooting, or cocktailing.

The Importer

Campari America

The Importer
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
USA
1 212-207-4350

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Neutral spirits are still used to fortify Port, Sherry, and other types of fortified wines, although the source of alcohol for such purposes these days tends to be the vast "wine lake" that has been created by European Union agricultural practices.

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